anxiety

Advice for Anxious People
Advice for Anxious People

How Do I Get My Body To Stop Freaking Out When My Mind Does?

Physical effects of anxiety are a normal part of being human, but there are ways to deal.
Christian Jarrett
2 hours ago
mental health
mental health

This Is What Your Brain and Body Do When You Hang Out With Animals

Here’s everything we know about how pets affect your mood.
Nick Keppler
3 hours ago
hard data
hard data

One in Five Men Feel Sad After They Have Sex, Study Finds

This phenomenon, known as postcoital dysphoria, has increasingly been discussed by researchers and therapists over the last decade.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
a day ago
Weed
Weed

A New Way of Getting High Is as Easy as Applying Deodorant

This could be the future of medicinal marijuana.
Nick Keppler
2 days ago
depression
depression

This Is What It's Like to Live With Agitated Depression

Agitated depression—or “melancholia agitate"—has been described as a mixed state in which some symptoms of depression exist with those of other psychiatric ailments.
Nick Keppler
2 days ago
Sleep
Sleep

Why Some People Are Better Than Others at Falling Asleep on a Plane

Are you one of the chosen ones?
Suzannah Weiss
4 days ago
mental health
mental health

Everything You Should Know Before Trying St. John's Wort for Depression

Psychiatrists tells us the risks and benefits of the most popular alternative to antidepressants.
Meryl Davids Landau
4 days ago
psychedelics
psychedelics

When I Knew it Was Time to End My Relationship With MDMA

MDMA seems like proof that what comes up must come down.
Suzannah Weiss
8.7.18
What's Freaking Me Out
What's Freaking Me Out

This Is Why Some People Faint When They See Blood

Vasovagal syncope is basically a misguided effort by the vagus nerve: In trying to make you chill out, it overshoots and instead makes you pass out.
Kate Willsky
8.7.18
mental health
mental health

When a Family Member Survives a Suicide Attempt

With hope comes the very real dread that he will try to kill himself again.
Erica Jackson Curran
8.3.18
psychology
psychology

What It Means if You Struggle to Accept a Compliment

Most people use a few well-practiced strategies for deflection.
Knvul Sheikh
8.2.18
It Works for me
It Works for me

Here's How You Can Be Anxious And Still Enjoy Your Vacation

Step one: accepting that you are the same person on vacation as you are at home.
Shayla Love
7.31.18